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Celebrating fashion in Oslo
After lagging behind its design-minded neighbours, the Norwegian fashion industry has finally moved out of its comfort zone and stepped up its game. We meet Oslo’s most promising designers and see how they are being taken seriously on the international stage.
Celebrating fashion in Beirut
A group of edgy fashion designers and Lebanon’s ALBA fashion school are shining a light on the possibilities for the next generation of creatives.
Canadian fashion: best foot forward
Viberg boots have been transformed into a fashion favourite. Monocle Films meets the makers who have redesigned the workwear that has been made in Canada since the 1930s.
Film report: Milan menswear fall-winter 2016
When it comes to menswear the rule is to follow the lead of the Italians. At Milan fashion week Monocle Films visits the showrooms and presentations of leading industry players to see what men will be wearing next autumn.
Film report: Pitti Uomo 2016
We ask what’s next for menswear as retailers flock to Florence to spot trends and stock up on Italian fashion – a €9bn industry –and foreign brands. Denim is darker, the fit wider and men are starting to move from beards and suspenders to a more elegant English look.
Budapest: Design for life
Things are looking sharp on the fashion scene in Hungary’s capital, with a new collection of boutiques, budding young designers and ground-breaking brands.
Monocle top ten: Paris menswear
As an unprecedented heat wave beats down on France, fashion exhibitors are back in Paris’s tradeshows and showrooms to present their 2016 spring-summer menswear creations. Here are some highlights.
Milano Moda Uomo
As the mercury rose in Milan, we toured the showrooms and palazzos to take the temperature of the best 2016 spring/summer menswear collections. Here are 10 of our favourite finds.
The Big Interview: Karl Lagerfeld
Outspoken, in demand and still at the top of his game, fashion designer Karl Lagerfeld talks to Monocle’s editor in chief Tyler Brûlé about the industry, the media and why Berlin isn’t as good as it used to be.
In a saturated market it can be hard to find original fashion that doesn't scream or shout. Monocle films visits a trio of womenswear designers in London, Brussels and Copenhagen that are daring women to dress differently. All three share a strong sense of identity and an uncompromising eye for detail.
Vive le béret!
Monocle pays a visit to the last béret-maker in France and meets the Irishman trying to revive this quintessentially French piece of headwear.
Monocle Style Directory
Monocle seeks out the makers who have the details sorted, from textile producers to shoelace specialists, and brings you the shops to head to and the brands to wear.
The Antwerp Royal Academy of Fine Arts’ Fashion Department has a reputation for turning out some of the most progressive and stimulating designers each year. We focus our lens on the graduations shows and the class of 2012 to observe the unveiling of fashion's next generation.